Big data

OSU Will Help Shepherd Big Data Cancer Project

Oregon State University has been awarded $8.8 million to help lead a 3½-year effort to make the volumes of data arising from cancer research more accessible, organized and powerful.

Big Data: The Danger in Knowing Less and Less about More and More

If policymakers want clearer direction about how to prioritize limited resources, then they can stop paying for meta-analysis.

OPINION -- Doctors are awash in data. With the advent of Big Data in healthcare, and its promise to bring physicians, policymakers, and payers a Grand Unifying Theory of Everything, a cottage industry has formed in its wake: Call it the Big Crunch.

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